Spotlight — Kenny Dale

Kenny Dale

Skateboards and cowboys don’t usually go hand in hand unless you’re Sun Peaks local Kenny Dale. To say Dale’s tale is a curious one is an understatement — a cowboy by day and skateboarder by night, he’s probably best known for being an Olympic and World Cup speed skier. Dale was born in Calgary and moved to Kamloops when he was three-years-old. He grew up playing hockey in Kamloops and skateboarded. In 1977 he … [Read more...]

Achieving sustainability

Sun Peaks Mountain Resort Municipality has begun the process of developing a Social Sustainability Plan (SSP) for Sun Peaks. The SSP will outline a vision for the future of social aspects of the Sun Peaks community, including recreation and leisure; arts, culture and heritage; education and learning; housing; health; participation and partnerships. “It’s a way forward,” said Rob Bremner, chief administrative … [Read more...]

Spotlight — Heidi MacGowan

Spotlight - Heidi MacGowan 1

From? I grew up in Saskatchewan and have lived at Sun Peaks for seven years. What was the draw to Sun Peaks? Honestly what brought me here was (a job), what kept me here was the skiing. (At first) I didn’t even know it was a ski resort! It’s pretty chill up here, that’s the reason why I like it. Favourite winter sport? I ski and snowboard. I’m converting back to skiing but I still love snowboarding. I find … [Read more...]

Council to hold public meetings this spring

The Sun Peaks Mountain Resort Municipality will be holding four public information sessions in March and April. Topics covered will include short term nightly rentals, the Sun Peaks Health Centre (SPHC), snow removal and the five year financial plan. The short term nightly rentals information session will be held on March 2 in the Hearthstone Lodge from 3:30 to 5 p.m. The SPHC and snow removal information … [Read more...]

Elli Terwiel racing in FIS World Alpine Championship

Sun Peaks local and National Alpine Ski Team athlete Elli Terwiel will be competing in the Slalom at the FIS World Alpine Skiing Championships in Schladming, Austria, on Saturday February 16, 2013. Terwiel’s recent results have been increasingly promising, including: 3rd in Nor-Am Cup Slalom at Panorama, B.C. (December, 2012), 23rd in FIS World Cup Slalom at Semmering, AUT (December, 2012), 17th in FIS … [Read more...]